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National Library Week 2023 Special Programs

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National Library Week 2023 Special Programs

National Library Week 2023 Special Programs

There’s something unique happening at every branch for National Library Week! On Tuesday, April 25 at 10:15 AM, Floral City branch will be hosting a class on Alternatives to Cable TV to help people understand “cutting the cord”. And, be sure to stop by Floral City on Wednesday, April 26 for a Heritage Hour presentation at 2:00 PM highlighting the tools of the late 18th and early 19th centuries!

Create a mini-book at the Coastal Region branch in Crystal River on Monday, April 24 at 10:30 AM. This craft is perfect for scrapbooking and decorating! Then, on Wednesday, April 26 at 3:00 PM, attend a presentation about the History of Libraries! From the libraries of ancient Mesopotamia to the potential of libraries in the future, we will be charting the past, present, and future of libraries throughout the world.

Complete a scavenger hunt any day of the week at the Central Ridge branch in Beverly Hills and win a prize! Central Ridge will also be hosting Citrus County Chronicle Publisher Emeritus, Gerry Mulligan on Tuesday, April 25 at 2:00 PM, where he will be sharing stories of his four decades in publishing before signing copies of his book.

The Homosassa branch, will be hosting Gary Kuhl who will be sharing about his travels to beautiful Ireland and Scotland on Wednesday, April 26 at 10:30 AM. Musicians and music lovers alike will be entranced at Pete Mehrmann’s Guitar Hour on Friday, April 28, at 11:00 AM. Merhmann will share his hand-built guitars—each made from repurposed materials—and will even play music on his works of art.

At the Lakes Region branch in Inverness, meet local author Maxim Furek on Wednesday, April 26 at 1:00 PM to learn about his books, and how authors can to go about promoting their own books. If STEM is your area of interest, be sure to attend Florida Artifacts and Lithic Points, an exploration of prehistoric artifacts with the SETS Foundation, on Friday, April 28 at 2:00 PM. And finally, for the artists and art-appreciators, local artist Ro Martinez will be presenting on Saturday, April 29th at 11:00 AM where she will share her artistic process and answer your art questions.

There’s truly something for everyone to enjoy during 2023’s National Library Week celebration at Citrus Libraries! For additional information about these programs and more, please visit our online calendar at attend.citruslibraries.org/events or call your nearest branch. To stay in-the-know about upcoming programs and events, follow @CitrusLibraries on Facebook and Instagram.

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